7 Natural Flu Remedies

Its getting quite chilly in London Town and everyone seems to be getting the sniffles. These remedies don’t only beat off the flu, they also help prevent from any other nasty infections getting you this winter.

1. Get Steamy

Steamy showers moisturize your nasal passages and allow your body to relax and recuperate.

2. Add Garlic to…..Everything

Containing powerful immune-boosting properties that fight against nasty bacterial, viral and fungal infections. The antibiotic qualities of garlic appear to be a direct result of the allicin produced from raw, crushed garlic. Just remember to brush your teeth after.

3. Gargle

Gargling can moisten your throat bringing temporary relief. Mix teaspoon of Celtic salt dissolved in warm water, four times daily.

4. Drink Tea

Something your mother may have made for you as a kid. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey, the juice of 1/2 a lemon and 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger. A delicious warming remedy to have as much as you can to blast that flu away.

5. Meditate

A bit of calmness and serenity can go along way for your health, recent studies have suggested that “a meditation habit can strengthen the body’s immune function, plus increase brain performance in the form of electrical activity.”

6. Sleep, be a couch potato

Please listen to your body, if it’s urging you to spend all day in bed, do and enjoy it. Rest is another way of supporting the body’s ability to fight infection. A good sleep cycle helps the immune system work to its optimum ability.

7. Drink

Water Please. When you are sick you loose fluid quickly. Dehydration can causes muscle weakness and nausea. Fluid keeps the mucous loose and the membranes moist, allowing you to expel excess mucous and phlegm. Stock and soups are supply great amounts of essential nutrients for your body to heal.

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